The Permanent Endowment for Martha’s Vineyard has awarded grants totaling $25,176 this fall to 14 Island nonprofit organizations. “It was wonderful to be able to provide financial support to almost two-thirds of the organizations who approached us for funding this cycle,” said endowment chairman Anne Williamson.

Grant recipients include the Aquinnah Cultural Center, Associated Grant Makers, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Martha’s Vineyard, Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary, Friends of Family Planning, Island Health, Martha’s Vineyard Cerebral Palsy Camp, Sail Martha’s Vineyard, Sheriff’s Meadow Foundation, Silver Screen Film Society, Town of Oak Bluffs Shellfish Department, Vineyard Village and the Yard.

In addition, the Permanent Endowment pledged a matching grant in support of a state funding request by the Island’s arts and culture organizations.